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120 film backs

Some of my Bronica backs for my Bronica ETR-Si camera skip frames certain times, or there is sometimes an overlapping exposure.  I've heard this is a common problem that develops with these backs.  Any way to fix this ?

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Skip frames or overlapping(multiple)exposure is caused by the film advancing mechanism. if you treasure your camera y back. send it for service.

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